A 28-year-old female asked:
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22 weeks pregnant and baby isnt moving much went to a midwife and she said he is laying on a nerve in my back which is causing alot of pain, any help?

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Dr. Henry Jacobs
66 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baby is moving: you can change how you sleep by laying on side with pillow propped behind you. you can gently push baby around a bit to get to move a bit. the baby WILL move. you can take ibuprofen for your back
Answered on Aug 8, 2014
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Dr. Ashu Syal
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30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
See a MD ASAP: Baby not moving much????? Get a MD opinion ASAP
Answered on Aug 7, 2014
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Usually not: What you are probably feeling are random movements from the baby, or possibly hiccups. Both are very common and normal.
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